Manteca has 12 less police officers today than it did 40 days ago.
There are a number of "city slickers" and tekkies who are convinced farmers are so 19th century when it comes to thinking and being stewards of the earth.
Why am I digging into my pockets to donate to next week's Boys & Girls Club Telethon?
I had a chance to be the guy behind the news camera.
A letter to the editor was posted in the Manteca Bulletin on Nov. 14 regarding the downtown area and whether there is a "clear vision" for its future.
Back in the mid-1960s a government study determined the artificial sweetener known as cyclamates can cause cancer.
California is in a world of hurt. We have overextended government to the point we can no longer afford it.
I am a firm believer that verifiable facts are the components to getting to the real bottom line of any situation. When rumors, innuendo, and spin are entered into the equation, the water becomes muddied and the true bottom line of anything being analyzed can be difficult to discover. Throw some politics into the mix and you can end up with a lot of confusion. Why some individuals prefer to muddy the water can be a mystery, and I'm sure their reasons are varied and many.
SACRAMENTO - I had always wondered about the much ado made over group bicycling.
The devil, they say, is in the details.
Back in the days when Manteca Police referred to Pennebaker Apartments as the police substation due to multiple calls on a daily basis, it should have been clear what ails California is the fact the wealthiest counties in this state often dump their problems on the poorest.
There was a good-sized crowd at the perennially popular 43rd annual Holiday Luncheon and Crafts Faire sponsored by the Parent-Teacher Group of St. Anthony's School over the weekend. But I've seen larger crowds. There were years when you had to fight the human traffic just to get to the booths bearing a plethora of truly unique creations.
How much money do you spend a day on housing and basics such as electricity and food on your workdays?
It is Ripon's Frontage Road to nowhere. It runs under the Wilma Avenue overpass and ends abruptly at the Ripon Christian High campus.
We had just turned off Highway 395 outside of Lee Vining and onto Highway 120 heading west toward lofty Tioga Pass at 9,934 feet.
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It happened in a split second.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 8, 2008.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran on July 4, 2007.
When I was in eighth grade one of the moms who worked at my elementary school gave me a pin of hers I had admired ...
I do something that is putting me down the same path as the dodo bird. I drink tap water.
Do yourself a favor.
Why is San Francisco privileged?
Gay marriage is now legal in all 50 states.
My neighbor had an unexpected visitor recently.
Who would you rather perform brain surgery on you: Donald Trump or an illegal immigrant from Mexico?
Jogging down Tannehill Drive I heard the familiar cranking of a bicycle coming up from behind.
It may surprise Sacramento and its bureaucratic hordes that large segments of California are in danger of lapsing into death throes due to a fourth ...